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LEXINGTON, Kentucky – From airline fees to airline consolidation, travelers remain cautious when it comes to taking trips, one expert suggests. “I think there is good reason for travelers to be cautious these days,” Alicia Jao, vice president for travel media at NerdWallet.com, said in an interview. Former Transportation Secretary…

Airlines could soon return Boeing 787 aircraft to commercial service, possibly within a matter of weeks, according to various published reports. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) last week said it approved Boeing’s certification plan for the redesigned 787 battery system. The 787 aircraft have been grounded since January as Boeing…

LOT Polish Airlines inaugurates new 787 Dreamliner nonstop service from Chicago to Warsaw today and makes aviation history as the first airline with scheduled Dreamliner service from Chicago’s O’Hare Airport. (PRNewsFoto/LOT Polish Airlines) The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is reviewing a proposal from Boeing to fix the problematic batteries used…

The boards of US Airways and American Airlines on Thursday announced their decision to merge, a move that is expected to create the world’s largest airline. A federal bankruptcy judge in New York must still approve the merger. The new airline, to be based in Fort Worth, Texas, will continue…

As part of an ongoing investigation, federal authorities this week said Boeing could conduct test flights of the beleaguered 787 aircraft to gather additional data. “As with all test flights, these will be subject to a number of restrictions, including extensive pre-flight testing and inspections and in-flight monitoring in order…

As soon as next week, American Airlines and U.S. Airways could announce their intent to merge, according to a report in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. The two airlines have been talking about a merger for months, according to various reports, and previously “completed discussions” with two major employee unions: the…

LOT Polish Airlines inaugurates new 787 Dreamliner nonstop service from Chicago to Warsaw today and makes aviation history as the first airline with scheduled Dreamliner service from Chicago’s O’Hare Airport. (PRNewsFoto/LOT Polish Airlines) The Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday ordered domestic airlines temporarily halt the use of Boeing 787 aircraft…

A pair of Japanese airlines have grounded their Boeing 787 aircraft after a problem forced an emergency landing. On Wednesday, an All Nippon Airways 787 made an emergency landing at Takamatsu Airport in Japan. A battery problem and a burning smell in the cockpit was apparently responsible for the emergency…

United Airlines and American Airlines “operate sham offices” in Sycamore, Illinois, which allows them to avoid paying millions of dollars in taxes, the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) alleges. The agency — which oversees three transit agencies: CTA, Metra and Pace — filed suit Monday in Circuit Court of Cook County…